Our vision is to provide affordable arts programs for all ages to the Sunshine Coast community. As a non-profit, our ability to continue to fund innovative and creative classes is due in part to funding and grants from community organizations and businesses. Here’s a special thank you!
Long days and warm temperatures mean summer has arrived on the Sunshine Coast. It also means that the Arts Building will be taking a brief hiatus, starting June 15 – September 15. But stay tuned for announcements in July regarding fall classes.
This image is a familiar sight for all who pass by the corner of South Fletcher and Winn Rd. But that’s about to change. The Arts Building and Huckleberry Coast Childcare Society have received a grant from the Sunshine Coast Community Foundation to create an Art and Play Garden in the space between the Arts Building and the Museum. The space will be used by the licensed daycare opening in Sept, the Arts Building classes, other users of the facility, and community passersby. Art Garden for the Whole Community Built completely without man-made materials and featuring native plants and natural MORE
The Sunshine Coast is swimming with artistic talent. It seems everyone has a creative side that comes out on paper, canvas and clothing. So, have you thought about sharing your passion with aspiring artists? If so, we want to hear from you!
Calling all published and aspiring writers! Let your latest piece take center stage at the Arts Building Open Mic Night for Writers on September 28, 7pm – 9pm.
“Little Hands (Big Minds)” is creative play for pre-schoolers (0 – 5 years) and parents each Monday from 10:30am – 12:30pm.
The Children’s Art Co-op happens on Mondays from 3:30- 4:45pm starting April 4 – June 6 for children ages 6-12.
$112.50 for all ten weeks or $15 drop-in per class.
A writer needn’t know much in order to begin. But the best writers possess storytelling instincts. Here are three basic (attitudes) to run with all the way to a completed first draft.
When I tell people I am a rug hooker I receive a variety of responses. A common one is, “Oh, I did a rug from a kit years ago.” Often it’s a polite, “oh.” Very few people are familiar with rug hooking as it began in early Canadian and American homes.
The Arts Building classes will return in January 2016. We look forward to the new classes delivered by our customary wonderful instructors, along with the addition of new instructors and new classes. We are really blessed here on the Sunshine Coast to have so many creative and talented people. Have a wonderful holiday, and see you in 2016!